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Job Title: Nuclear Medical Technologist (Per Diem-Iselin)
Location: Edison, NJ United States
Position Type: Part Time
Post Date: 07/06/2022
Expire Date: 08/06/2022
Job Categories: Healthcare, Other
Job Description
Nuclear Medical Technologist (Per Diem-Iselin)
Overview

How have you impacted someone’s life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey’s premier healthcare system.

Responsibilities

A day in the life of an Nuclear Medical Technologist at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

Demonstrates excellent knowledge of all imaging protocols, proper patient positioning and follows radiation safety regulations at all times.
Maintains accurate and precise records and demonstrates a strong understanding of the technical aspect of the job.
Calculates, measures, and administer radiopharmaceuticals adhering to safety standards (ALARA) that minimize radiation exposure to workers and patients. Demonstrates independence and self-direction in job performance, keeping the needs of the patients, customer and department foremost.
Ensures that all criteria are met such as: bloodwork, safety check list, ALARA, medication administration prior to and during testing. The technologist must review charts and other documents to confirm physician orders for accuracy and appropriateness prior to proceeding with procedures.
Introduces themselves, explains procedure to patient to decrease anxiety and increase patient coooperation in a confident and personable manner and allows time for any questions the patient may have.
Communicates with physician offices, patient nursing units and ordering physicians to facilitate scheduling and/or completion of exams in a professional manner consistent with the organizational values. Knowledge of Cyraphone for proper communication.
Assumes leadership responsibility in absence of supervisor but contacts a Team Leader/Administrator for their advice when unusual problems or circumstances occur.
Utilizes and documents in the appropriate system , entering all fields and completing exam, correct physicians name and patient account. Verify exams in PACS after completing proper documentation as per PACS protocol.
Complies with hospital, local, state and federal regulatory and accrediting standards as well as department specific protocols and policies.
Participtes in the evaluation of individual studies to improve patient outcomes and operational efficiencies. Participates in continuing education and completes required E-Learning as assigned and maintains necessary Continuing Education Units (CEU's).
Checks inventory and replenishes supplies as needed. Performs duties as assigned by department manager and/or director such as collecting data for process improvement. Participates in the orientation and training of new employees and students.
Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.
Qualifications & Requirements
Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Graduate of an A.M.A. approved school of Nuclear Medicine Technology.
Preferably 1-2 years experience. An exceptional new graduate from a highly regarded A.M.A. approved program may be considered.
Performance of all diagnostic nuclear cardiac procedures as described in the departmental standards.
Licenses and Certifications Required:

Nuclear Medical Technologist License - N.M.T.
Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification - (N)
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Certification - ARRT
AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification - BLS
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Contact Information
Website:https://careers-hackensackmeridianhealth.icims.com/jobs/110080/nuclear-medical-technologist-%28per-diem%29/job
Company Description:
Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization that is the most comprehensive and truly integrated health care network in New Jersey, offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research and life-enhancing care. Hackensack Meridian Health comprises 17 hospitals, including three academic medical centers, two children’s hospitals, nine community hospitals, two rehabilitation hospitals, and more than 450 patient care sites and physician offices. Hackensack Meridian Health has over 36,000 team members, more than 6,500 physicians and is a distinguished leader in health care philanthropy, committed to the health and well-being of the communities it serves.
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